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By | 2018-09-19T09:15:57+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

RT @ACPN_KENYA: The media breakfast day is here again The theme: "NO LEVELS OF ALCOHOL IS SAFE FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION" #AlcoholControlKenya…

Press Release: Treasury Asked to simplify tobacco excise tax structure and increase the rate

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:21+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Treasury Asked to simplify tobacco excise tax structure and increase the rate to promote public health and raise government revenue For Immediate Release 28th February 2018   tobacco use is a major contributor to the growing burden of Non- Communicable Diseases (NCDs), which  currently  contribute  50-70%  of  all  hospital  admissions,  half  of  inpatient  mortality and [...]

IILA C.E.O statement during the press conference to launch the Tobacco Atlas (6th edition) during the WCTOH, Capetown, S.A

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:21+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

IILA C.E.O Statement Press Conference, 8th March, 2018 Launch of the Tobacco Atlas (6th edition) World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH), Capetown, South Africa.   Africa is at a crossroads: Tobacco prevalence is still low in many countries and the number of smokers (around 77 million) is also low compared to other regions. But tobacco [...]

Smoking out Lies – The Report

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:21+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Globally, one person dies every six seconds because of tobacco use. If left unchecked, tobacco is predicted to kill more than 8 million people globally each year by 2030. Conversely, the 6-leading tobacco companies (Phillip Morris International, British American Tobacco, China National Corporation, Imperial, Altria/Philip Morris USA and Japan Tobacco International) are experiencing tremendous growth, [...]

Full implementation of tobacco law long overdue

By | 2017-01-27T16:51:21+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

This year is a significant for Tobacco Control, hence public health in Kenya. In 2017, we mark 10 years since the enactment of the Tobacco Control Act, which was assented into law in September 2007 and took effect in October. This achievement did not come easy. It was as a result of years of struggle [...]

Children highly exposed to tobacco, survey shows

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:22+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

School-going children in Nairobi are highly exposed to tobacco products, a recently released survey shows. According to Consumers Information Network survey report released yesterday, the sale of tobacco products around schools has seen a large percentage of children take up smoking and use of other forms of tobacco. The research conducted in 112 schools around [...]

IILA Celebrates World No Tobacco Day

By | 2018-03-16T16:03:22+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|

The International Institute for Legislative Affairs (IILA) on this day, 31st May, 2016, joined the rest of the world in celebrating the annual World No Tobacco Day 2016. The theme this year focuses on “plain (standardized) packaging” of tobacco products, which was first introduced by Australia in 2012 and as is being implemented in the [...]

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